December 2018

New Year's Eve Ideas for Kids in the Bronx

Noon Year’s Eve at the Throggs Neck Library Head to the Throggs Neck library to say Good-Bye to 2018 and welcome 2019! Guests will read a special story and create noisemakers and New Year’s hats. There will then be a special countdown to Noon to celebrate 2019 together at Noon! 11am 3025 Cross Bronx Expressway Extension New Year’s Eve Countdown and Craft for Kids but at the Edenwald Library Create

Winter Fun with NYC Ferry

  I hope as you’re reading this the kids are still happily playing with their new toys from yesterday and you were able to finish your cup of coffee while it was still hot! And while you have a moment, I figured I’d share a fun holiday itinerary I came up with via the NYC Ferry in case you’re looking for some ideas for the rest of the break. Follow

Holiday Fun Downtown: Winter ONEderland at One World Trade & A Visit To Brookfield Place

Have you had a chance to make it to the top of NYC at the One World Trade Observatory yet? If you haven’t, make a day of it by checking off fun from both your holiday and bucket list. We recently headed downtown to check out the Winter ONEderland installation and then across the street to Brookfield Place for exactly that!     Now until January 7th, visitors to the

Easy Holiday Cheese & Charcuterie Spread from BJ's Wholesale Club

Brought to you by BJ’s Wholesale Club   I love any reason to host a fun gathering- especially during the holidays. There’s just something about inviting close friends and family, planning the decor, the menu- even the playlist- that I love. But I also know that holiday entertaining can be overwhelming, so I like to make it as simple as possible so I can actually enjoy the fun too! A

Share Your Ideas for the Orchard Beach Pavilion

  Last night members of the community filled the auditorium at Lehman High School to hear from NYC Parks about the restoration of the Orchard Beach Pavilion. Bronxites had the chance to meet the architects, learn more about the process, and share their ideas for the future of Orchard Beach.     Attendees also had the opportunity to break into groups and give their thoughts on what kinds of things

Holiday Fun at Shady Brook Farm

  If you’re looking for a little holiday adventure, check out the Holiday Light Show at Shady Brook Farm in Yardley, Pennsylvania. A little under 2 hours from the Bronx, this working farm has a spectacular light show, Christmas trees, a farmers market, and lots of firepits for making s’mores and sipping hot cocoa.     The light show costs $30 per car ride, and they also have wagon rides

A Closer Look: The Bronx Night Market at the NYBG Bar Car Nights

  The Holiday Train Show is already a staple must-see during the holidays in the Bronx- but we also love their special Bar Car Nights for adults only during this whimsical event. While I love to bring the kids to see the train show, there is just something special about a date night at the garden with winter music and lights, a glass of bubbly, and other enchanting winter scenes.